Laboratory Technician, Ideation and Laboratory, Arla Foods Ingredients - Nr. Vium


Videbæk, DK

Are you curious about how protein science can impact the world? Do you want to be part of a competent and driven team that innovates and develops new ingredients for medical, infant and sports nutrition? Do you thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment? Then you might be the laboratory technician that we are looking for in our Ideation and Laboratory Team in Arla Foods Ingredients.


“Your workplace will be the new product development laboratory which is part of the state-of-the-art Innovation Centre of Arla Foods Ingredients in Nr. Vium. Your colleagues are innovative product developers that are experienced in protein science, process technology and project management. Together with your colleagues, you will develop new milk-based ingredients and deliver powerful nutrition for the world”  says R&D Manager, Camilla Lund Nikolajsen.


How you will make an impact

As a Laboratory Technician in our Ideation and Laboratory Team, you will work with product and process development in down-scaled model systems. You will collaborate with scientists to support the ideation and new product development activities of the business. You will provide the data and knowledge to support our ideas and enable us to make decisions about new processes and possibilities. Some of your key day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Partnering with scientists to coordinate and plan experiments in the new product development laboratory
  • Writing protocols, performing experiments, analyzing data and concluding on results
  • Maintaining stocks of laboratory supplies and ensuring that equipment is functional including equipment calibrations and coordination of maintenance
  • Developing and introducing new methods, processes, and equipment


What will make you successful

We imagine that the ideal candidate is a Laboratory Technician with experience from similar positions in the industry or from academic positions. Preferably, you have worked with protein purification or process chromatography and filtration and related laboratory-scale equipment.


You will most likely be a cultural fit if you are collaborative, and it comes naturally to you to share knowledge and discuss ideas and problems with your colleagues. You are proactive in building positive relations even across teams, and you will contribute to the positive and motivated environment of the team. The job will require you to work with many different technologies and projects, and we expect that you thrive and are hands-on while learning about new equipment and new methods.


Curious to join us?

If you want to drive innovation and help us deliver powerful nutrition, then seize this exciting opportunity already now. We will process applications on an ongoing basis and close the recruitment once our new colleague is found.

For additional information, please call R&D manager, Camilla Lund Nikolajsen on +45 9131 8024.



Together we discover and deliver powerful nutrition for a stronger tomorrow

Arla Foods Ingredients is a global leader in improving premium nutrition. Together with our customers, research partners, suppliers, NGOs and others, we discover and deliver ingredients and products that can advance lifelong nutrition for the benefit of consumers around the world.

While our factories may be packed with shiny steel vats, our labs look like something from the space program and our offices are awash in spreadsheets, we are a fundamentally human company with a genuine commitment to sustainability. By joining us, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to shape your own development in a company that has seen double-digit growth every year for a quarter of a century.

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We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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